Boroka Lookout (Grampians National Park)

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Boroka Lookout (Grampians National Park)

Take the easy stroll through stringybark forest and choose from two lookouts for unrivalled views over the Halls Gap valley, Mt William range and the farmland plains to the east. Rise early and see the sunrise set the rugged landscape ablaze with shades of gold, crimson and bronze.

How to get there

Boroka Lookout (Grampians National Park)

Facilities

Viewing Lookout - Fill Section
Carpark
Lookout
Toilets

Need to know

Boroka Lookout (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No fires permitted
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Grampians Gariwerd National Park Update 28.11.22

Grampians Gariwerd National Park Update 28.11.22

  • Grampians Gariwerd National Park has been affected by heavy rainfall and flash flooding in the past month. Multiple roads and visitor sites are temporarily closed until floodwaters recede and sites can be assessed as safe. Visitor movement around the National Park is restricted due to road closures. Tree-fall may be an ongoing issue with wet soils and strong winds.
 
Major Road Closures (due to flood water or damaged crossings)
 
  • Mt Victory Road is open. For more information, visit regionalroads.vic.gov.au and search ‘Mt Victory Road Halls Gap’, call 133 788 
-          Glenelg River Road is closed in sections
-          Lodge Road is closed
-          Roses creek road is closed
-          Multiple other roads and tracks in the north end of Victoria Valley
-          Mitchell Road – closed
-          Serra road – closed
-          Glenelg river road south – open
-          Mt Difficult road is open – 4WD only
**See latest road report for full road and track details at the bottom of this page

Key Visitor Sites impacted by walking track closure

  • The closure of Mackenzie Falls at Cranages lookout will be open from Sunday 27th November. Access to the Eastern Rock Shelf (across the steppingstones) will not be open. Visitors can still access the walking track through to Fish Falls and Zumsteins
  • The closure of Silverband Falls is still in place due to flood damage. Visitors can access Clematis Falls and the Venus Baths loop as an alternative. Current Campground closures due to closed roads
-          Boreang Campground is closed
-          Kalymna Campground is closed
 
Grampians Peaks Trail

Flash flooding has impacted many creek crossings, some are currently impassable, many have fast flowing water and deep channels. Some roads are temporarily closed surrounding the trail, so support services are not available in some areas. Weather conditions remain wet with strong winds.
 
Grampians Peaks Trail sites impacted by closures:

 
Yarrum Gap Road through to Grampians Tourist Road IS OPEN. 
 
Temporary section closure of Grampians Peaks Trail – Base of Mt Sturgeon through to Dunkeld (Section S4) Recent heavy rains have caused flash flood impacts in areas of Grampians Gariwerd National Park. The section of Grampians Peaks Trail from the base of Mt Sturgeon through to Dunkeld is impassable. Hikers can still access Mt Sturgeon. Hikers are rerouted into Dunkeld from Emergency Marker GNP244, heading north to the Mt Sturgeon car park. Hikers will then walk south into Dunkeld on the eastern side of Victoria Valley Road. Signage has been installed to guide hikers. This is a temporary rerouting and will be reassessed when water levels drop.

Griffin Trail Head is Four-Wheel Drive access only 

-          Stepping stones in Barneys Creek Crossing east of Borough huts is now passable but will be reassessed during high rain fall
 
For park information, visitors can contact 13 1963 or they can visit Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report 28.11.2022 (162KB)

Griffin Trail Head - 4x4 only

Due to an increase in rain fall and flood impacts, the track into Griffin Trailhead for Grampians Peaks Trail is four-wheel drive access only. Visitors are to be mindful of wet and slippery conditions. 

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